Obituary of Mike Vineis
Mr. Frank “Mike” Vineis of Westtown, NY died Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Friedwald Center For Rehabilitation And Nursing. He was 67.
He was born November 21, 1953 in Paterson, NJ the son of the late Frank Vineis and the late Margaret Denion Vineis.
Mike was married to Ruth Jacobs on October 5, 1985 in Westtown, NY Mike worked as a Custodian for Minisink Valley Central School District for 25 years.
He was a lifetime member of the POL #2 in Wayne, NJ, as well as, the Lenape Volunteer Ambulance Corp. and Rutgers Engine Co. in Johnson, NY. Mike was also part of the Sullivan County Conservation Club and the Greenville Ambulance Corp.
A family statement read: A true man of God, Mike always helped others and loved every minute of it, whether he was volunteering with the firehouse, ambulance bay, or church. He also was extremely kind and outgoing, whether it was someone he had just met or an old friend, he always lent a hand when needed. He loved his family immensely and considered the time he spent with them the best part of his day. If he wasn’t volunteering, working, or with his family, you could find him fishing or hunting, his favorite past times.
Wife: Ruth Vineis Westtown, NY
Daughter: Aleta Vineis and her boyfriend Dylan Hull, Florida, NY
Brother: John Vineis and his wife Mary, Pompton Plains, NJ
Brother: Paul Vineis and his wife Ildiko, Austin, TX
Brother-in-law: William Jacobs and his wife Eileen, Port Jervis, NY
Brother-in-law: Ed Jacobs and his wife Nancy, Slate Hill, NY
Sister-in-law: Ellen Repsher and her husband Robert, Whitaker, NC
And many loving nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday December 16, 2020 at 10:00 am with Pastor Tom Zahradnik officiating.
Burial will be at Unionville Cemetery,83 Waterloo Rd, Westtown, NY.
A Celebration of life will also take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions in Mike’s name may be made to the Lenape Ambulance Corp., 129 NY-284, Unionville, NY 10988 or to any volunteer organization of your choice.
Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. 845-856-5191. For additional information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com.